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'Heaven Is For Real' Edges Out 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' for First Place Again on WednesdayApril 24, 2014 07:10 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that Heaven Is for Real added another $1.87 million to its haul on Wednesday, representing a 23 percent drop from Tuesday and 49 percent from its opening Wednesday last week. The hit faith-based film has tallied $36.35 million domestically so far, 6 percent ahead of the 8-day total of Son of God.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier dropped 20 percent from Tuesday to $1.77 million yesterday, also giving it a 50 percent week-to-week decline. The sequel's 20-day domestic total is $207.1 million, 19 percent ahead of where Thor: The Dark World stood at the same point.

Rio 2 earned $1.51 million yesterday, off 22 percent from Tuesday and 50 percent from Wednesday of last week. With $81.2 million in the bank so far, the animated sequel's 13-day gross is 7 percent behind the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Warner Bros. reports that Transcendence posted $0.76 million yesterday, off 26 percent from Tuesday. The sci-fi flick has taken in $13.68 million through 6 days, 26 percent less than 2011's Source Code in the same time frame.

Disneynature's Bears claimed $0.61 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent decline from is Earth Day boost on Tuesday. The flick's 6-day total is $6.97 million, or about 46 percent less than the 6-day start of 2012's Chimpanzee.

Last but not least, A Haunted House 2 slid 27 percent from Tuesday to bring in $0.45 million yesterday. Having taken in $10.58 million so far, the sequel is behind the pace of its 2013 predecessor by 49 percent.

 

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Apr. 9 - Sun, Apr. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Matrix$22,563,320-19%2,90354$7,772$73,314,5612Warner Bros.
2Never Been Kissed$11,836,707--2,455--$4,821$11,836,7071Fox
310 Things I Hate About You$5,049,227-39%2,2765$2,218$13,379,9083Disney
4The Out-of-Towners$5,010,781-39%2,1053$2,380$13,234,9962Paramount
5Analyze This$4,997,020-21%2,35116$2,125$65,663,5546Warner Bros.
6Go$4,706,795--1,563--$3,011$4,706,7951Sony / Columbia
7Forces of Nature$3,537,259-43%2,33557$1,515$32,688,1564DreamWorks
8Twin Dragons$2,829,990--1,129--$2,507$2,829,9901Miramax / Dimension
9Doug's First Movie$2,407,375-22%2,152-116$1,119$9,949,5483Disney
10Shakespeare in Love$2,156,955-31%1,614-121$1,336$64,369,70818Miramax